Top Ecommerce Conferences 2020
E-commerce is a continuous stream of questions from both beginners and professionals. How to increase sales? How to keep a customer? How to improve the supply chain? How to create the right marketing strategy? All this can often be heard in the world of retail. You can search for answers in forums or among friends. Or you can just visit some of the best eCommerce conferences and take your business to the next level right away.
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The world of retail and e-commerce is developing faster and showing us previously unimaginable ideas. For example, one of the discoveries of the last decade was the opportunity to purchase goods online and pick them up at the store (BOPIS). Today it has become a common opportunity for most brands.
But every year the eCommerce industry is growing faster. In addition to standard improvements in the quality of service, artificial intelligence and augmented reality are increasingly used. It gives more opportunities, but gives rise to new problems.
Thanks to eCommerce conferences, you will be able to find out exactly what challenges market leaders face, what strategies they have developed to overcome difficulties and which new products have not yet seen the world.
Date: 4-6 May, 2020
Place: Toronto, Canada
One of the reasons for attending eTail conferences is the speakers, who are the best industry experts. So, on eTail Canada you will hear insights from Drew Green (CEO at Indochino), Peter van Stolck (CEO and managing director at SPUD), Jan Brooks (CEO and founder of HelloFresh Canada), Mike Gettys (CEO and founder of Endy) and many others.
Date: 28-29 July, 2020
Place: New York, USA
CommerceNext 2020 has over 1200 participants, 50 sessions (including 11 key matches and 30 sessions of the How It Works series) and more than 100 speakers from market leaders. Speakers this year include Emily Boschwitz (vice president of marketing for Hims/Hers), Daniel Boglin (vice president of data management and analytics at TechStyle Fashion Group) and Mallis Barnes (CMO at Trade Coffee)).
Site: Paris Retail Week
Date: 15-17 September, 2020
Place: Paris, France
Cost: sales have not started yet
The program of the event is almost ready and there are already exact numbers. So, at Paris Retail Week 2020 there will be more than 600 exhibition places, about 1000 business meetings and 200 presentations. In addition, more than 25,000 people have registered as visitors. But the list of speakers has not yet been announced, so stay tuned.
Site: Alibaba Expo
Date: 21-22 August, 2020
Place: Melbourne, Australia
Cost: sales have not started yet
Today, the program and list of speakers for the 2020 conference is still unknown. Despite the coronavirus, this year the organizers of Alibaba Expo promise no less excitement than last year. Therefore, stay tuned and get your pass.
Site: eCommerce London
Date: 30 September – 1 October, 2020
Place: London, Great Britain
Cost: sales have not started
This year the conference will have many seminars and round tables, and case studies will be conducted. In addition, world leaders from Amazon to BarclayCard UK will show their presentations.
A detailed program and a list of speakers are not yet available. However, such issues were discussed last year:
All of these topics were highlighted by experts such as Shela Pedler (CMO at Chico’s), Mel Carson (CEO and founder of Delightful Communications), Lauren Gilman (CEO at HelloFresh UK) and others. Given that the organizers are making more and more efforts, we can conclude that this year we should expect no less hot line-up.
Site: Savant Conf
Date: 2-3 June, 2020
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
The idea of the conference is to reduce sales costs and improve the quality of recruiting in order to thereby increase growth. In addition, Savant organizers focus on content as a catalyst for growth.
Market leaders such as Christian Mering (CEO and founder of Madeone), Alexander Handcock (senior director of marketing at Selligent Marketing Cloud), Katya Felke (head of eCommerce at Butlers), Jonas Hessler (strategic adviser at Hessler & Co.) will tell you all about these things in Stockholm.
Date: 14-17 September, 2020
Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cost: $2200 – 3850
Shoptalk was supposed to be held in March 2020, but due to the hype surrounding the coronavirus, it was decided to postpone the event until the fall. Therefore, now the list of topics is updated and is not available.
Speakers this year included: Lisley Leifer (Vice President of Business Development at 1800 Flowers), Julie Bowerman (Head of Consumer Affairs at Kellogg), Sarah Rasmussen (Director of Client Relations at Land's End), Kate Minner (marketing director at Sperry) and others.
Site: Retail X
Date: 9-11 June, 2020
Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
That it is an eclectic mix of developers, marketers, entrepreneurs, investors and experts in e-commerce.
And now about the main reason for visiting this conference - speakers. At Retail X, you can hear (or maybe meet in person) specialists such as Molz Ali (CEO and founder of Native), Ankit Patel (vice president of merchandising at Boxed), Jason Kang (CRO at Zazzle) and Matt Alexander (CEO and co-founder of Neighborhood Goods).
Site: Operations Summit
Date: 14-16 April, 2020
Place: Orlando, Florida, USA
Cost: $1395 - 2145
The main focus here is on customer experience, diverse strategies, delivery and return, as well as supply chain optimization.
The list of speakers includes: Michael Anderson (CEO and co-founder of Etail Solutions), Joseph Ansanelli (CEO at Gladly), Kurt Avalon (CBO At Takeoff Tecnologies) and many others.
Date: 31 March – 2 April, 2020
Place: San Diego, California, USA
Traffic & Conversion Summit will gather even more speakers this year. The key guest of the summit will be Arnold Schwarzenegger. Among the industry experts at the conference will be: Marcus Lemonis (founder of Marcus Lemonis LLC), Rain Dyce (CEO and co-founder of DigitalMarketer), Roland Fraser (CEO at All Channels Media LLC) and others.
#1. Why you should attend an eCommerce conference
#2. eTail Canada
#4. Paris Retail Week
#5. The Alibaba E-Commerce Expo
#6. eCommerce Expo London
#7. Savant eCommerce Conference
#9. IRCE @ RetailX
#10. Ecommerce Operations Summit
#11. Traffic & Conversion Summit